Influenza Virology: From Basic Research to Translational Medicine - a New Workshop

Date & Time
07/10/2018 - 09:00 to 11/10/2018 - 17:00
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Faculty club, Silberman bldg.

We are opening a new 5-day workshop during 7-11 October (the week right after the holidays and before the semester starts) titled “Influenza Virology: From Basic Research to Translational Medicine” by Prof. Michael Veit form the Free University of Berlin (FUS). This is a 2-credit course.

Topics covered:

  • Basics of Influenza virology: Influenza viruses in humans and animals
  • Mechanism of virus replication in cells, viral and cellular membrane fusion, virus budding
  • Molecular mechanism for adaption of Influenza viruses to new hosts
  • Vaccines against Influenza, Immune escape of viruses
  • Structure-based drug design to develop antiviral drugs

Instructor: PD Dr. Michael Veit, Free University Berlin, Institute for Virology. e-mail:

(For local HUJI inquiries contact Prof. Oded Livnah